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I installed gnome-core using sudo apt-get install gnome-core. But now I want to uninstall it and switch over to other desktop environments. Does anyone know how to do this and what are the other uis you would recommend. This is for a beaglebone- So a light weight Ui would be preferred.

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Is sudo apt-get remove gnome-core works?


With other guis you can use


KDE

sudo apt-get install x-window-system-core kde

and

sudo apt-get install kdm

for KDM login screen


LXDE

type in terminal

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lxde/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install lxde
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not really sure how to uninstall metas; never asked that question. As for "UI's" Desktop/Window Manager, it depends. Probly your most functional Desktop environment for low mem devices is "LXDE" Which i ran on my Original Motorola droid... in a framebuffer and it was no problem.

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